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THE FOUNDRY

"Another thing. Every week or two you'll have a Kit Inspection. That is to teach you to take proper care of the property entrusted to you. You have to show boots, battle-dress, both hats, one pair of socks clean, one shirt clean, sweater, gym vests, shorts, tin of black polish, tin of brown polish, tin of blanco, tin of metal polish, oil-bottle, pullthrough, mess-tins and cover, housewife complete with needles and et ceteras, knife, fork and spoon, steel helmet, respirator and respirator-haversack, slippers, button-stick, all your brushes sandpapered clean, and other odds and ends,all laid out in perfect order on a clean towel on your bed. Everything has to be marked with your number. They're 'ot on numbers, round here. And when the officer comes to your bed you stand smartly to attention, and say this: 2663141 (or whatever your number is) Recruit Smith. Two Weeks Squadded (or however long it is). Kit Present, sir. If anything is missing .., it might be a pair of socks ... you say One Pair Socks Missing Otherwise Kit Present, sir.
" I've got the numbering kit here, ink-pad, stamps, and doo-dahs. You've got to get yourselves a pennorth of tape each; stamp your number on a lot o' bits o' tape and sew 'em on everything you can lay your hands on. 'Cause things have a way of disappearing.
" Failure to comply with all this here is a very serious offence, and I don't mind telling you that they're 'ot on serious offences in this mob."
" Hot means Good, doesn't it?" asks Dale.
" Yes. But not necessary. F'rinstance, if I say `Your boots is Hot', I mean, they're good. But if I say `The

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